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περισκελ-ής (A), ές, (σκέλλω)
II. metaph., obstinate, stubborn, “φρένεςId.Aj. 649 ; “ἦθοςM.Ant.4.28 ; “χαρακτήρAP9.578 (Leo Phil.) : Comp. “-έστεροςSimp. in Epict.p.62 D. Adv. Comp. -έστερον, φέρειν to bear more unflinchingly, Men.6.3.
2. of medicines, harsh, irritating, Hp.Ulc.1 ; ἐλλέβοροι σκληροὶ καὶ π. Thphr.HP9.10.4.
3. excessive, violent, “καύματαPhiloch.171 ; ἀὴρ π. ἐφ᾽ ἑκάτερα excessive in heat or cold, Thphr.CP5.14.9, cf. 2.3.3.
4. hard, difficult, “τὸ π. τῆς τοιαύτης γεωγραφίαςStr.14.1.9, cf.S.E.M.1.39 ; “λοξῶν καὶ π. ὄντων τῶν χρησμῶνCorn.ND32 ; πρᾶγμα φύσει π. Theon Prog.4.
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  • Cross-references in general dictionaries from this page (5):
    • Sophocles, Ajax, 649
    • Sophocles, Antigone, 475
    • Strabo, Geography, 14.1.9
    • Hippocrates, De ulceribus, 1
    • Marcus Aurelius, M. Antonius Imperator Ad Se Ipsum, 4.28
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